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The Crazy Unhealthy Things Fitness Models Do Before a Photo Shoot

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Dishonesty pays off in negotiations if done in this particular way

There are lies of commission, where false information is passed. And there are lies of omission, where information is passively omitted. And then there’s a third, trickier type of deception called “paltering”: actively using factually true information to mislead someone.<p>Paltering may be a common …

Psychology

The psychology behind why couples always fight when assembling Ikea furniture

If you have assembled a piece of Ikea furniture with a partner, then you have probably argued with a partner about assembling a piece of Ikea furniture. Domestic battles over the Swedish retailer’s products are such a common feature of modern cohabitation that comedian Amy Poehler once joked that …

Success

What Your DNA Says About Medieval History

A new study uses genetic data from living people to trace millennia-old migration patterns.<p>Earlier this year, researchers from Oxford University published a study showing how the slave trade and colonization shaped the genetics of North and South America.<p>Analyzing more than 4,000 DNA samples from …

Conformity Is Good For You, And Good For Everyone Else On Earth

The survival of our species may depend on not everyone being a special snowflake.<p>Conforming isn’t just good for you, it’s good for the species. You might like to think you’re a trailblazing individual, but we’re hardwired to follow the latest trends as enthusiastically as any Japanese …

British Columbia

Esto es lo que dicen de ti tus directores de cine favoritos

Todos los días abres el periódico por la misma página, la página del horóscopo, <b>intentando descubrir algo sobre ti mismo</b>, pistas sobre lo que te …

Why These 6 Religious Groups Wear What They Wear

It's more than a piece of cloth.<p>Clothing worn by religious leaders and people of devout faith often is much more than a fashion statement. A simple robe can make a Buddhist monk feel closer to Buddha, while a modest sweater can help a Mormon missionary project a professional image as she …

Why Is Prince Charles Buying Into Someone Else’s Family Feud?

Prince Charles wants to buy one of the U.K.’s most ancient estates—and in so doing he’ll be entering the choppy dramas of the St. Germans …

Prince Charles

The latest must-have baby accessory: a hyphen

Explosion in double-barrelled first names as one in six choices for baby girls now involves hyphenation<p>Social climbing has always started early – often as soon as children are placed in their designer pram or dressed in baby clothes from the latest must-have label.<p>But growing numbers of British …

Where Pope Francis Learned Humility

For the pontiff, being humble is less a character trait than a calculated choice.<p>“Where’s my briefcase?” asked Pope Francis. The papal entourage had arrived at Fiumicino Airport in Rome for the pontiff’s first trip abroad. Jorge Mario Bergoglio had been pope for just four months and was now bound …

Working Out Doesn't Keep Your Brain Young: Study

Exercise can help the heart, lower the risk of diabetes, keep blood pressure in check and help you maintain a healthy weight. But researchers say you …

11 Facts About Humans That Will Put Your Life In Perspective

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Humanity

Stephen Hawking has found a way to escape black holes

Professor Stephen Hawking has proposed a new solution for how information might be able to escape a black hole.<p>The problem has confounded physicists …

Diez frases geniales de Salvador Dalí

Salvador Dalí, artista español fallecido el 23 de enero de 1989, se ha convertido en un <b>referente mundial de la pintura surrealista</b>, si bien su …

This stock market dive isn't even close to the worst we've seen

The stock market is having a panicky moment — but it's not the first, and it's not the worst.<p>The Dow Jones Industrial Average took a 1,000-point-plus …

Vitamin supplements are waste of money, say scientists

Vitamin supplements almost never have health benefits, are a waste of money and could even be harmful, a group of scientists said in a damning indictment of the industry.<p>Despite one in three Britons taking vitamins or mineral pills, evidence from studies of almost 500,000 people suggested that …

Edward Snowden offers to help Brazil over US spying in return for asylum

Edward Snowden has offered to help Brazil investigate US spying on its soil in exchange for political asylum, in an open letter from the NSA whistleblower to the Brazilian people published by the Folha de S Paulo newspaper.<p>"I've expressed my willingness to assist where it's appropriate and legal, …